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Microsoft expands activity in India
AFAR
11/12/2002



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[NEW DELHI, India] Microsoft is planning to invest $400 million over the next three years to expand the company’s activities in India and to improve computer literacy.

Seeing the country's potential, Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft, hopes to reach 80,000 teachers and 3.5 million students with part of this venture – Project Shiksha (Hindi word for education).

As well, there are plans to launch Windows XP and Office in Hindi within the next year.

Gates also contributed $100 million to help fight AIDS during this four-day trip.

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